Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 134-135 probate year 1910

Will of Ernest A. Lind


Little Bay Decr. 18th 1909.

The following I wish to state as to the disposal of the amount of my Insurance policy after my death or any other amounts in Bank of Montreal, or private Drawer in the Safe in the Government Post Office at Little Bay. My Life Insurance policy for the sum of one thousand dollars $1000.00 In the Equitable Life Ins. Society of the United States, I wish to leave to my Aunt & mother. Viz To Mrs. Lind (my mother) wife of the late Henry Lind $600.00 To Miss Sarah Walker my Aunt sister of Mrs. Lind $400.00 at the present time I have $50.00 in Bank of Montreal and $102.03 (in gold) in private Drawer in safe. Key of same to be found on my private bunch of keys in coat, pocket. These amts (or if more added to it before my death) at my death I wish to leave to mother & Auntie also. For all my trouble to home while sick it was always my wish for God to spare me to earn 2 or 3 thousand dollars to leave behind me. I never valued money only for this one desire, ______

To my mother - Dear mother The reading of all this I know will give you pain but don’t fret. In this world especially the past year (1909) I had my trials a whole lot to contend with, but before you get this the trials & troubles of this world with me will be over, and I pray to God He is preparing a place for me, and the whole of us as well and that we will all meet in Heaven. I hope auntie & you will always live together as I know that is your wish but do what you think best I know the boy’s will look out to you both & make you to live with them & be happy when Jim gets married give him $50.00 as a wedding present from yourself Auntie & me. My gold watch & chain and the organ you can do as you like with or any thing else belong to me about the house also my silver watch & chain your loving Son Ernest Alex. Lind - Little Bay Decr. 18th 1909

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Aug. 22/10 Emerson J. adm C.t.a. Aug. 29/10 granted to Henry J Lind Estate sworn at $1302.00 Sureties A. MacPherson J. G Lamb

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